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Bombay Bicycle Club attempts to bring indie music back together with ‘Everything Else Has...

  There was a period of time in which radio-friendly indie music had its Golden Age, when every song sounded slightly similar to one another. Every hit single had a self-reflective theme of youth or...

‘Thanks For the Dance’: a tribute to Leonard Cohen

The date was Oct. 21, 2016, when Leonard Cohen released his latest album “You Want it Darker.” The subject matter of the album dealt with various themes of death, peace and love as if...

Remembering “KUCR: A Retrospective”

Sarah Bazzy /HIGHLANDER During September of 2019, a group of KUCR DJs gathered at the radio station for a weekly meeting to discuss how an exhibit at Pain...

KUCR Off the Record: Quaransingles

‘Cholla’ by Jerry Paper By: Marc Arteaga, CW  Right off the bat, Jerry Paper’s newest single “Cholla” strikes the listener’s ears with a bouncy instrumental that is worth dancing to. The sound of his third single...

NAMM 2020: A brief glimpse into the global music industry

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the world’s largest music technology convention in the world. Held in Anaheim, California one January weekend every year, thousands of major and minor names in various...

KUCR Off the Record: Pain breaks the shell of our understanding in Orion Sun’s...

Courtesy of Orion Sun I think we can all agree that as the year 2020 progresses, life keeps getting stranger and stranger. One chaotic situation seems to pile...

The good, the bad and the ‘Invisible People:’ a Chicano Batman review

The Good By: Christian Valdez, CW Chicano Batman’s natural ability to transform and redefine genres culminates in the evolutionary success of “Invisible People,” (2020) an unbound masterpiece of musical exploration.    The album is noticeably different from the...

Tame Impala’s dive into the ‘20s: a look into the legacy and future of...

Tame Impala might have been the biggest band of the previous decade. The band’s debut album “Innerspeaker” came out in 2010 and played a huge role in ushering in a new era of psychedelic...